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The Energy of Words

  • Work Evolution 235 East Broadway, 8th Floor Long Beach, CA, 90802 United States (map)

Happy New Year! 
The Poetry Lab is back for its 5th year in Long Beach. We begin this season with an in-depth contemplation on the energy of words. 

Our words carry feelings that reverberate throughout our bodies and the world around us. We will not only consider our diction, or word choice, in our poems, but also the words we choose to assign to ourselves (still not willing to call yourself a poet?), our loved ones, our craft, and our goals. 

This Poetry Lab session will consist of a writing warm-up, short discussion, and writing prompt. We will be looking at poems by Aracelis Girmay, Lucille Clifton, and Victoria Chang. Please come with a willingness to write and share with our community. 

A $3 donation is asked of all participants
Everyone is welcome!'s a new year, if you've been thinking about attending a Poetry Lab session now is a great time!

Earlier Event: November 30
Holiday Potluck + Poetry Reading
Later Event: February 1
The Wisdom of Fear